IiP Silver AwardPreston’s College are delighted to announce it has been granted the Investors in People (IiP) Silver Award following a recent assessment against the new standard (6th Edition).

Investors in People (IiP) set the benchmark for people management, leadership and support within organisations and institutions through their internationally recognised scheme.

The standard is based on 25 years of leading practice, with the College being measured against a recently introduced assessment methodology and framework which highlights the latest workplace trends, effective skills and essential structures required to outperform in any industry.

To achieve the mark, the College were evaluated against 9 key indicators with 27 themes, successfully achieving Gold in 11 of the themes and Silver in 13, leading to an overall Silver Award with the aim of progressing onto Gold in 2020.

Preston’s College is the first College in the North West to achieve this accolade against the new standards.

Talking about the news, Gill Thornton, Head of Human Resources at Preston’s College, said: “I am delighted that the dedication and commitment of our workforce, in striving to provide an excellent learner experience, has been recognised by the IiP.

“Our performance has been judged to be well established and in some themes to be at an advanced level.”